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“Really nice dining experience”
Review of Atomic Cafe - CLOSED

Atomic Cafe
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Morehead, KY
Level 6 Contributor
199 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Really nice dining experience”
Reviewed December 12, 2012 via mobile

Enjoyed a great meal with very efficient friendly service. Good quality food in fun atmosphere. Will definitely return.

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Thank Steve L
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English first
Simpsonville, SC
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Unexpected Gem”
Reviewed December 7, 2012

This is a very enjoyable, casual setting restaurant in Lexington, KY located just across the street from Transylvania University, which happens to be one of the oldest universities in the country. The restaurant is Caribbean-themed both in decor and menu offerings. We started with the roasted poblano peppers which were nothing less than outstanding. Then, my wife had the coconut shrimp which she proclaimed to be large, plentiful and totally enjoyable. I was pleasantly surprised by the mahi, wrapped and roasted in a banana leaf with artichoke, bell pepper and red onion. Do me another! Our server was very attentive, very informed and very pleasant without being intrusive. All in all, a good find, a good meal and a good experience! Definitely a do-over!!

  • Visited November 2012
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Lexington, Kentucky
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Caribbean food in in downtown Lexington”
Reviewed November 24, 2012

Atomic Cafe is a one of a kind place in Lexington! The patio is awesome and often has live music. I had the Jerk Chicken, which was great! Others at our table had shrimp that was very good too. Prices are reasonable and they have a great selection of beer to wash down the food. Give it a try once and you'll be back!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank CCIMtraveller
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Union, Kentucky
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very unique atmosphere and decor.”
Reviewed October 17, 2012

Really enjoyed our meal here. Black beans and rice and cornbread especially good.
Service was very good as well.

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Thank schaney26
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Lexington, Kentucky
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Jewel”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Awesome food and service. Love the Jerk chicken and wings. We usually split and order and taken one home. Sweet potato chips and salsa are a meal in themselves!!
Patio is fantastic in the summer, get there early to get a seat.

Visited June 2012
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Thank LexEat
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